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Latest News on Medical Termination Of Pregnancy Act
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Jul 16, 2019
Abortion of abnormal foetus cannot be denied even if gestation has continued beyond 20 weeks: Delhi HCRight to terminate an abnormal pregnancy cannot be denied merely because gestation has continued beyond 20 weeks, the Delhi High Court has said.
Apr 04, 2019
Doctor can terminate 20-week pregnancy without court's permission if mother's life is in danger: Bombay HCA registered doctor can terminate a pregnancy that has crossed the 20-week period without permission from court only if it poses a risk to the woman's life, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
Oct 16, 2017
Jharkhand HC allows abortion in 23rd week for minor rape victim; foetus' DNA to be used as evidenceAfter getting the directions, doctors at RIIMS have started preparations for the abortion, which is likely on Tuesday
Jul 29, 2017
SC allows woman from Mumbai to abort 25-week foetus suffering from neurological ailmentsThe Supreme Court on Friday allowed a woman from Mumbai to abort a 25-week foetus suffering from neurological ailments
Jul 27, 2017
10-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy: Abortion cannot hinge on archaic law that is incapable of dealing with issueIt's not just a question of following legal procedure about pregnancy and abortion. In this case, the petitioner is a child herself, and with every procedural stage, continues to endure grave mental and physical torture
Jul 04, 2017
SC judgment on MTP Act accommodates mental, physical health of the mother, life of foetus after birthThe Supreme Court, earlier this week, presented a judgment which was win-win for both the petitioner as well as the judiciary — the petitioner made a case for termination of pregnancy beyond the permissible limit, and the judiciary accommodated the argument.
Mar 02, 2017
Supreme Court turns down abortion plea: Strict, pedantic reading of law is threat to women's rightsIn what could have been deemed a landmark case on abortion laws, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, rejected the plea of a 37-year-old woman to abort a 26-week-old foetus that showed signs of Down’s Syndrome
Feb 27, 2017
SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down SyndromeThe Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear a fresh plea next day of a woman seeking to abort her 23-week old foetus on the ground that it suffered from 'down syndrome' and her life was in danger.
Jan 16, 2017
SC allows abortion of 24-week foetus, but why should women go to court in the first place?The Supreme Court on Monday permitted a woman in Mumbai to abort her 24 week foetus on the grounds that continuing with the pregnancy could endanger the life of the woman. Abortion is legal in India, but it's not at will, it's only permissible if it would involve a risk to the health of the pregnant woman.
Oct 21, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s views on the right of women to an abortion find resonance in IndiaIn her third and final debate with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has come out strongly in favour of women having the right to have abortions